HV Business Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Dec 19, 2020
Engineering Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Southampton

Salary:£45,000 - £67,800 + annual bonus + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working options available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

The HV Business Manager will be responsible for identifying, securing and delivering High Voltage works from 33kV to 132kV and will be responsible for the HV business operation throughout Southampton.

You'll be required to secure projects of significant value, build appropriate technical resource and deliver in a traditional profit and loss type of business. Working with internal stakeholders and external partners you'll plan, organise, monitor and control operations to ensure business objectives are achieved within budget and in accordance with company policies and procedures. You'll lead and manage the teams of engineering, sales and technical staff to ensure the business achieves its core targets. This will include setting out and managing annual budget plans and ensuring that all projects are managed to a profitable conclusion.

You'll also work with the sales department on business development activities within region and where required national accounts, identifying initiates and developing business contacts to generate profitable business opportunities and promote the company's interests.

In addition, you'll be required to develop a significant supply chain to broaden our delivery options and manage staff in accordance with SSE organisational safety rules.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you'll have demonstrable experience and a solid track record of managing High Voltage construction projects and staff within the UK. We will be looking for candidates with a knowledge of key projects and customer/client base including key suppliers and competitors in HV infrastructure.

You'll also have an extensive background in managing a P/L account and running a business. Ideally you will have spent time either as a High Voltage project engineer or in an HV SAP or Electrical AP role previously or will have had extensive experience in managing an HV business.

You'll have an electrically biased background including a relevant Degree (or equivalent) qualification in electrical engineering or demonstrable experience in the Electrical industry and recognised safety qualifications such as IOSH/SMSTS/NEBOSH.

You'll have experience in Electrical/Mechanical practices and planning and managing work programmes and effective resource utilisation. Experience in procuring sub-contract services, managing commercial/contractual risks, contract resolution and financial planning will also be key for this role. You'll have excellent leadership skills and know how to manage and motivate a large team to achieve results.

It is an essential requirement for this role that you have a full, current driving licence.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with Laura at [email protected] or on 0141 224 7587. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company’s verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.